"white, or, man from Alba"

Alban Origin and Meaning

The name Alban is boy's name of Latin origin meaning "white, or, man from Alba".
An ancient and highly unusual name; St. Alban -- sometimes also called Albinus or Aubin -- was an early martyr in Roman Britain. Using an alternate spelling, Alben Barkley was the 35th U.S. Vice-President, serving under Harry Truman. And Albin is popular in modern Sweden. But only the form Alban has the alternate meaning "from Alba".

Alban Popularity

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Famous People Named Alban

  • Saint Alban or AlbānusRomano,Briton; first Christian to be martyred on British soil
  • Saint Alban of Mainz (born Remoundos Michail)Greek,German martyr
  • Saint Alban RoeEnglish Benedictine priest and martyr
  • Alban Maria Johannes BergAustrian composer of the Second Viennese School
  • Alban Uzoma Nwapa aka Dr. AlbanNigerian,Swedish musician and producer
  • Alban SkënderajAlbanian singer,songwriter
  • Alban BergAustrian composer known for his operas Wozzeck and Lulu

Alban in Pop Culture

  • AlbanAncient region and namesake of Albania